R. Lee Ermey, the Insult-Hurling Drill Instructor from Full Metal Jacket, Has Died

R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, has died. Ermey’s longtime manager Bill Rogin says he died Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications. He was 74.

The Kanas native was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his memorable performance in Full Metal Jacket, in which he immortalized lines such as: “Wh…
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